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  • The Mountaintop March 2, 2017
    Set in Memphis’ Lorraine Motel just hours before the civil rights leader was assassinated, this performance presents Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as a very human man, stripped of the mountains of mythology now woven into his remembrance. Offering insight on our societal strengths and frailties and our own personal accomplishments and failings as, with […]
  • Wild Horse & Burro Adoption Program March 2, 2017
    The Bureau of Land Management uses this as the primary tool to place these iconic animals into private care. The horses and burros available for adoption come from overpopulated herd management areas where vegetation and water could become scarce if too many animals, including wildlife and livestock, use the area.
  • 'A Perfect Fit for Giving' Style Show March 2, 2017
    The Community Foundation of Abilene presents a night of cocktails, clothing, and conversation to benefit the Women's Fund for Health and Empowerment. Plus, each registrant is entered for a chance to win a $1,000 shopping spree to Casa Authentique.
  • Women's Leadership Luncheon March 2, 2017
    Guest speaker will be Nancy Jones, President and CEO of the North Texas Community Foundation. Proceeds are applied to the Dr. Sandra Harper Women's Leadership Scholarship.
  • TAPPS 1, 2 & 3A Basketball State Tournament March 2, 2017
    Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools girls and boys state basketball tournament.

Outside in ABI

We’re soaking up these beautiful rays and taking full advantage of this perfect weather. Here are a few of our favorite places to enjoy the beautiful outdoors around Abilene! Share yours in the comments below!

SupAbilene

Abilene State Park

Sculpture Tour in Downtown Abilene

 

The Food Park in Downtown Abilene

 

Parks & Rec.

Buffalo Gap Historic Village

 


Thank you to James Bennett​ at the Courtyard Abilene Southwest/Abilene Mall South​ and everyone else who was involved with the Abilene CHAMPions Destination & Hospitality Training Program this week! The group first learned about good customer service and hospitality and then got to go around Abilene on a shuttle bus touring Frontier Texas!​, The Abilene Zoo​, the 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum​, and the The Grace Museum​! A huge thank you to all of these attractions for hosting us! Don’t forget to join us for our next session on 5-2-2017!

Participating properties:
Fairfield Inn & Suites Abilene​
Hampton Inn Abilene​
Courtyard Abilene Southwest/Abilene Mall South


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Heading to Abilene sometime soon and need plans for your family or friends? Check out our Calendar to see whats going on this month!
 
 
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Welcome to Abilene!

This week we would love to welcome the Abilene Police Department, Disability Resources Inc., Hardin-Simmons University, Original Team Roping Assoiciation, Hand Gun/Instructors Training 2017, Celebrity Ultimate Hunt 2017, Woman In Ministry Conference 2017, and February District 2 Ropings 2017 to Abilene!

These events will generate $115,500 in Abilene’s economy this week!


Jan. 23rd-29th

Welcome to Abilene! This week these events will generate $39,600 into Abilene’s economy!


Abilene Sunrise

“Those who live at the ends of the earth
stand in awe of your wonders.
From where the sun rises to where it sets,
you inspire shouts of joy.”
Psalm 65:8

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Photo cred: Katie and Cade Browning

Abilene’s Littlest Fans

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Today Visit Abilene, Texas had the opportunity to meet some of the littlest and brightest fans of Abilene by reading How The Grinch Stole Christmas to a couple of third grade classes at Johnson Elementary. They not only heard the iconic Christmas story of “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” but also learned that travel and tourism bring in over 3.67 million people to Visit Abilene, Texas each year and that Abilene is one of the few communities in the world to have all 6 of the Dr. Seuss sculptures on display! We may not be the Grinch but we can for sure say that because of this our heart grew 3 sizes today! #VisitAbilene #MrsManskerRocks #StorybookCaptialofChristmas


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Every Friday & Saturday from 6-9pm until December 23rd head to 23 Junk Street for their Backyard Light Display as they light up their backyard with a beautiful light display, eat from local Abilene food trucks, listen to live music and take a free picture with Santa!
 
23 Junk Street
2257 Industrial Blvd., Abilene
 
For more information on this event or any other events happening in Abilene please visit our website: http://www.abilenevisitors.com/Calendar

CityLink Tour of Lights

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This holiday season (Saturday, December 17, 2016-Friday, December 23, 2016) enjoy being driven on a tour of Abilene homes decorated with Christmas light displays by the City Link of Abilene from 7-8:30 pm!
More information: http://www.abilenevisitors.com/Citylink-Tour-of-Lights

26th Annual Christmas Lane lights and more!

Don’t forget to head over to the Abilene State Supported Living Center for the 26th Annual Christmas Lane. Over 105 outdoor exhibits to enjoy, talk to Santa, call the North Pole, and more! Open from 6-10 pm until December 23rd! You don’t want to miss out!
 
(photo taken from http://www.absslc.org/)
 
For more information head over to our website: http://www.abilenevisitors.com/Annual-Christmas-Lane-2016
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